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GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Items of Mor or Less Interest Con
densed Throughout the State.
The state department has instruct
ed United States Consul Norton to
demand of the Panama government
more vigorous action looking to the
punishment of Rev. Mr. Labaree's as
The war department Ifas ordered
a medical board to examine Capt.
George W. Kirkman, Twenty-nfth
infantry, with a view to determing
The Anglo-Russian compcatioi
growing out of the shelling of Brit
ish fishing boats by the Russian Bal
tic fleet. has been settled peacably by
arbitration. A court of commission
ers has been appointed or rather is
being appointed at present, to look
into the affair thoroughly and to fix
the blame upon the proper authori
ties. It is said that war was narrow
Chairman Cowherd, of the demo
cratic congressional committee is
sued a statement on Saturday claim
ing 225 seats for the democrats in
the next house. The democrats, he
said, will profit by the dissensions in
the republican ranks.
Hon. Leslie Shaw secretary of
the treasury, made three speeches in
the ninth district of Virginia on Sat
urday. The question of protection
was the most important one discuss
Harry Garden, a bridge builder in
Wheeling, West Virginia, was killed
on Friday by a falling piece of metal
from a new large steel bridge the
construction of which he was sup
The Maryland republicans are fear
ful of the outcome of the campaign
in that state and are daily becoming
more active. On Saturday Senator,
McComas made a stirring address at
Chairman Cortelyou was in con
ference with President Roosevelt on
Friday and Saturday. The chairman
said that Roosevelt would have a
majority of over one hundred in the
The steamer Mainland, of the Pa
cific Coast Steamship company's fleet;
lies at the bottom of Puget Sound,
off West Point lighthouse, north of
Seattle. as the result of a collision
with the powerful tug Sea Lion
which occurred on Friday night.
Notice was posted on Saturday at
the cotton mills of the Hope Com
pany, in the village of Hope and
Phenix, R. I., that, beginning Mon
day, full time would be resumed.
The summer home of former State
Senator John R. McCarty, at Pitts
burg, Mass., was robbed Friday night.
The thieves secured jewelry valued
Stanley Wilson, 17 years old, was
shot and instantly killed at Pushaw
Lake, Mo., by his brother Herbert on
Friday, who mistook him for a deer.
One man was burned to death and
another injured in a fire on the New
York waterfront that partially de
stroyed several vessels and the pier.
Columbia college has begun the
celebration of the one hundred and
fiftieth anniversary of the university
since its inception as King's college.
A young lady fell between the plat
form and a train in the subway on
Saturday and was painfully hurt.
This was the first accident in the
Former Governor George K. Nash,
of Ohio, died suddenly on Friday of
heart disease at the home of his step
daughter, in Columbus.
The sessions of the Interstate Com
merce Law convention were contin
ued on the World's Fair grounds at
St. Louis last week.
Sir Charles Wynd~ham and Miss
Mary Moore, his leading lady, arrived
at New York, on the steamer Baltic
If the ill-tempered man shud de
duct frora his loife-toime the' da-ays
he shpinds pityin' 'msilf beka-ase his
woife don't undhersthand an' appre
ciate him, would foind that his loife
had been moighty short, though th'
fam'ly Bible credited him wid siventy
If ye'll notice, ivery wather-wagon
has a round top to it. That's why
so minny min fall off av ut.
SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS.
Items of More or Less Interest Con
densed in the State.
The great state fair ended on Fri
day. The crowd in attendance was
the largest ever seen in Columbia, and
the wHole fair was the most success
ful in the society's history. The ex
hibits were good, and were well-dis
George Lester has been named to
succeed Mr. J. C. Edwards. deceased.
as member of the house of repre
scntatives from Saluda county. He
was decided upon at a meetiig of the
county exectitive committee on Sat
There was an unfortunate cuttin- 1
scrape in the corridors of the
Wright's hotel, in Columbia, on Fri
day nigit. S veral young men who
are suppoced to have been under the
influence of liquor went into the
wrong apartments. and when ordered
out by the proprietor, became pro
fane and engaged in a scuffle which 1
resulted in the cutting of one of the
hotel clerks. a relative of the pro
Mose Cowan, colored, was brought
before the magistrate at McCormick.
on Saturday morning, charged with
the rape of a thirteen-year-old col
ored girl. He was committed to
jail at Abbeville. There is some talk
of a lynching among the negroes. He
was captured and turned over to the
authorities by two colored men. His
guilt is certain.
The annual meeting of the Wo
men's Christian Temperance Union.
which was held at Manning, is ended.
Those who attended were unanimous
in their praise of Manning hospital
The Christian Temperance workers
have practically completed their bus
iness at the session in Charleston.
The next meeting will be held in
Spartanburg. A memorial was drawn
up which will be submitted to the
governor, urging the prohibition oi
the sale of cocaine and other similar
Mitchell Flateau. a well-known
Hebrew of Greenville, died at his
home on Saturday morning. from an
overdose of morphine. He had been
ill for some time and it is thought
that lie took the drug to induce sleep
after several nights of insomnia.
In the -case of Logan against the
Southern, in the Greenville court, the
plaintiff was awvarded a verdict of
$3.ooo. Notice of appeal has been
While some buthering was being
done cn Saturday at Leesville, The
little three-year-old child of L. P.
Steadman fell into a vessel of boil
ing water and died from the effects
The Bell Telephone company has
put in an exchange at Leesville. This
mrove has been talked' of some time.
and will be of great benefit in that
part of the state to facilitate connec
Memphis, October 27.-With a
pacemaker, carrying a wind shield irn
front and accompainied by a runner~
at the side, Dan Patch, driven by
Hersey, paced the fastest mile at the
trotting park yesterday ever made by
a horse in harness, circling the track
in one minute and fifty-six, seconds
flat. The former record, 1-56 1-4,
was made by Dan Patch in 1902. The,
son of Joe Patchen warmed up in
splendid shape and after scoring once
Hersey nodded for the word. With
clock-like precision the brown horse
stepped around the first turn and to
the quarter in 29 seconds. Turning
down the back stretch Ss.ott Hudson,
who drove the pacemaker, had to
urge his horse forward as Dan Patch
was crowding him. The pacing marvel
fairly flew to the half in .57 1-2 sec
onds and when the time was announc
ed a great cheer came from those
present. On the far turn Dan Patch
seem to falter, but only for an instant
and on passing the three-quarter pole
the timers' board showed 1.26 1-2.
WVhen fairly straightened out for the
flight to the wire the brown pacer
seemed to gather renewed cour
age and coming on at a terrific clip,
passed the judges' stand in 1.56 flat.
Cheer after cheer greeted the per
formanc and Hersey was carried to
the stand. The wind shield used was
the same as that employed when Lon
TDi1lon trotter1 a mile in i.eR 1--> Ite
onsisted of a strip of canvas about
our feet square attached to the
ulky of the running pacemaker.
Another sensational performance
vas that of Major Delmar, E. E.
;mathers' trotting champion, when
ie trotted a mile to a high wheel
ulky in 2.07 flat. It was announced
>y the judges before the trial that the
ulky was non-ball-bearing and
veighed 54 1-2 pounds. It was also
!xplained the vehicle was the same f
>attern as that used by Maud S.. in
ter memorable flight against time in
884, when he trotted a mile in 2.08
The day's sport was marred by an
infortunate accident. Edward b
3eers. the veteran driver and trainer. p
va; exercising Joymaker. a local trot
er. and on turning into the stretch
it a fast clip collided with one of
everal track wagons on the grotids.
-is sulky was tiltedl high in the air
Lnd Geers was thrown heavily to tht
Iround. When assistance reached
iim it- was found that he had sus
ained severe injuries, one leg being
)roken and the other badly injured.
3eers was taken to a hospital t<
vhere last night it is reported he is
-esting easy. His injuries are re
arded as serious.
Most of the revolutions of the nine- 10
ecnth century resulted from soldiers
aking the same view as the Round
1eads in the day of the Great Protect
)r in Engiand. The overthrow in I
:868 of Queen Isabella of Spain: of
Empress Eugenie, the' regent of a
France, in 1870; of King Louis Phil-' r
ppe, in 1848, and of King Otho of d
3reece, n 1859, were due to the failure h
>f the soldiers to rally around their I
overeigns in moments when the lat- s
:er were in open conflict with their t
)eople-that is to say, with the state c
-while it was solely due to the loy
lty of the army to the monarch and n
:o its preferring its allegiance to th6
:rown to its obligations to the people
:hat the rulers of Holland, Prussia,
Baden, Saxony, Austria and other
:ontinental states A e able to save
heir thrones from being engulfed by
:he great wave of popular revolution
:hat swept over Europe in 1848.
The Care of Cabbage.
To have success with cabbage it
:akes very careful attention at this
:ime of the year. The green cabbage
.vorms are its worst enemy, as they
ire eggs one day and worms the next.
lhe cabbage should be examined al
~nost every day. If any worms be
~ound pick them very carefully and be
;tre to find all of them. Then use
xhite helebore-it can be bought at1
my drug store. To one gallon of 4
:old water take one teaspoonful of
ielebore and sprinkle the cabbage1
:horoughly with mixture. Open up
.he little inner leaves so the mixture
.ill get on all the leaves. There is]
ao danger of poison if it be entirely
issolved as the heads form from the
The spider is also to be watchea
md is harder to handle, for if it is
20t killed it goes to other heads. Ex
imine the heads and if webs are
ound a spider is not far away. Kill
t if possible. then clean away the
web. Break off the large under p
eaves so the sun can shine all arouna
~he plants. Taking off the big
eaves gives more nourishment to the
2eads and leaves no hiding place for
A little salt sprinkled on the heads
nakes them crisp, but this must not
>e done when the sun is shining hot I
>n them, as the salt will burn the I
:abbage. Early in the morning or
ifter the sun goes down is the best
:ime to make this application.
He Would take no Chances.
Two men in the west were to be
ianged for horse stealing. The place
elected was the middle of a trestle
>ridge spanning a river. The rope
vas not securely tied on the first man
:o be dropped and the knot slipped;
:he man fell into the river and im
nediately swam for the shore. As
:hey were adjusting the rope for the
;econd man, an Irishman, he re
"WVill yez be sure and tie that good
nd tight, 'cause I can't swim." .
"Sometimes," said Uncle Eben, "a
nan takes credit for bein' ~generoub
when he's only payin' on.t money to
ple,ce his own vanityv"-Wahington
The Oldest, Larg
House in TI
After standiog the storm for th
-ont this fall with a large and v
,emember that we sell almost ever:
)ur motto is, never misrepresent ar
irty-six inches to the yard, and si:
nd square dealing to all black an
ogle makes the announcement that
rints, black, silver grays, and othe
Vhite homespun, 6-;c. per yard. i
We have a full line of full furniture
uits, beds, chairs, bureaus, springs,
iattresses, and also mattings, car
ets, rugs, etc.
Elegant reed rockers, $1-75 each.
Capes, Jackets, Ready-made
kirts, a beautiful line, new and nice
nd stylish. We invite everybody
) come and see our fall stock and
iake their selections.
An Elegant eight-day clock for
1.99. In Hardware, Tinware,
rockery, Stoves, etc., we claim to
Choice seed oats, Sixty cents
Our millinery business is constant
growing and our display this fall
simply superb. Many Novelties
re displayed and our prices are just
ight to suit the ladies. Our Shoe
epartment is now complete and we
ave the old reliable Bay State brand,
attle Axe, Wolf, etc. In fine ladies
hoes we have the Kanatina, the Au
crat, the Radcliff, the New Idea and
People say that the Moseleys 4
ake a profit. What difference do
ng as you gLt the goods?
We are opening
>f Furniture eve
>erry. Corne ar
Rugs, Art Squa
We want our friends to com<
vill buy more goods from us tt
Newberry Hardware Co.'s o
We invite all to come
ye convinced that it is
yrices. A full line of Dr3
-lats and Groceries, at
We hereby annoi
*candidate for more
ourselves to satisfy
+ ~We believe in
est and cheapest
e -ast forty years we come to the
,ell-selected stock of merchandise.
(thing, from a cambric needle up
article to make a sale. We give
teen ounces to the pound. Fair
d white. The first sound of the
we are selling all our standard
r designs, at five cents per. yard..
)ea Island 5c. Riverside plaid 61c.
We have the new things in dress
gods, trimmings, notions, capes,
Jackets, Hats, Caps, Mens', Boys'
Youth' Clothing; Trunks, Valises and
Five Drawer, Ball-bearing, Drop
Head Sewing Machine, $17.93, and a
cheaper machine for $12.50.
We have a beautiful line of Guns,
Shells, Wads, and other Sporting
goods, the prices of the Guns rang
ing from $3.99 to $20.00.
Don't buy until you have seen ourold
reliable Elm and Iron King Stoves.
They are the best on the market. We
have ranges for $2o.oo each. They
are beauties. Why pay sixty-five
dollars for a stove when we have
them from seven dollars up.
Can sell you a beautiful organ,
Stool included, Walnut Finish, tone
elegant, five years' guarantee, for
:ant sell the goods at the price and
es it make to you what people say as
the largeststo k
r opened in New
id see our line of
.res, Carpets and
ery, Glass and
Sand see our stock. A dollar
an any other store in towrs.
Id stand, Main.St.
w Store *
and see our line and
the best at reasonatble
r Goods, Notions, Shoes,
ity, S. C.
ance ourselves asa
business and pledge,4